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Explainer: In Biden's foreign policy duo, he has a team - but not of rivals

23 Nov 2020

Two of the top national security officials https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election/biden-names-team-to-steer-u-s-foreign-policy-in-post-trump-era-idUSKBN2830EB President-elect Joe Biden named on Monday, Antony Blinken as secretary of state and Jake Sullivan as national security adviser, are known for collegiality, support for U.S. alliances and a reflex for using diplomacy as the tool of first resort.

Biden confidant Antony Blinken expected to get key foreign policy role

11 Nov 2020

Antony Blinken, a veteran diplomat and longtime confidant of President-elect Joe Biden, is expected to play a senior role as the incoming administration looks to jettison President Donald Trump's "America First" agenda and restore relations with U.S. allies.

Biden confidant Antony Blinken expected to get key foreign policy role

11 Nov 2020

Antony Blinken, a veteran diplomat and longtime confidant of President-elect Joe Biden, is expected to play a senior role as the incoming administration looks to jettison President Donald Trump's "America First" agenda and restore relations with U.S. allies.

Biden confidant Antony Blinken expected to get key foreign policy role

11 Nov 2020

Antony Blinken, a veteran diplomat and longtime confidant of President-elect Joe Biden, is expected to play a senior role as the incoming administration looks to jettison President Donald Trump's "America First" agenda and restore relations with U.S. allies.

U.S. plans sanctions on Iranians for violence against protesters - sources

10 Nov 2020

WASHINGTON The United States is expected to impose sanctions as early as next week on Iranians involved in a violent crackdown against anti-government demonstrations in Iran a year ago, three sources familiar with the matter said on Monday.

U.S. plans sanctions on Iranians for violence against protesters -sources

09 Nov 2020

WASHINGTON, Nov 9 The United States is expected to impose sanctions as early as next week on Iranians involved in a violent crackdown against anti-government demonstrations in Iran a year ago, three sources familiar with the matter said on Monday.

Dealing with Trump presidency nemesis Iran won't be 'quick, easy' for Biden

07 Nov 2020

WASHINGTON When reality TV star Donald Trump took office he quickly cast Iran as a main villain of his presidency - ultimately abandoning a landmark deal aimed at stopping Tehran from developing nuclear weapons and putting an economic squeeze on the Islamic Republic.

Analysis: Biden would face uncertain path to detente with wary Iran

29 Oct 2020

DUBAI/WASHINGTON Joe Biden plans to scrap what he calls the "dangerous failure" of President Donald Trump's maximum pressure policy on Iran should he win the U.S. election, but after years of confrontation his diplomacy-first approach to a historic Middle East foe could prove an unforgiving challenge.

Analysis: Biden would face uncertain path to detente with wary Iran

28 Oct 2020

DUBAI/WASHINGTON Joe Biden plans to scrap what he calls the "dangerous failure" of President Donald Trump's maximum pressure policy on Iran should he win the U.S. election, but after years of confrontation his diplomacy-first approach to a historic Middle East foe could prove an unforgiving challenge.

U.S. imposes new Iran sanctions that may spook European banks

09 Oct 2020

WASHINGTON The United States on Thursday slapped fresh sanctions on Iran's financial sector, targeting 18 banks in an effort to further choke off Iranian revenues as Washington ramps up pressure on Tehran weeks ahead of the U.S. election.

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